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Oral history interview with Frances Zatz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.144 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0144

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Frances Zatz, born in May 4, 1932 in Warsaw, Poland, describes her early childhood in Poland before World War II; the siege of Warsaw by German troops; the outbreak of the war; the building of the Warsaw ghetto and subsequent hardships there; her mother smuggling ammunitions into the ghetto; plans for the Jewish uprising; being smuggled out of the ghetto and living with a Christian family; her reunion with her mother and sister after the Warsaw uprising; working in the factories making uniforms for German soldiers; her time in a German detention camp; being liberated by the Russians; moving to Berlin, Germany after the war; and eventually immigrating to the United States.

Interviewee
Frances Zatz
Interviewer
Anthony DiIorio
Date
1992 April 09  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).